Allied Warships

HMS Upshot (P 82)

Submarine of the V class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassV 
PennantP 82 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1942 
Laid down3 May 1943 
Launched24 Mar 1944 
Commissioned15 May 1944 
End service 
History

Scrapped at Preston on 22 November 1949.

 

Commands listed for HMS Upshot (P 82)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Hartley Withers Wilkinson, RNearly 19442 Dec 1944
2Lt. Anthony John Boyall, RN2 Dec 1944Oct 1945 ?

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Notable events involving Upshot include:


22 Jun 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) conducted exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN). (1)

11 Sep 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. A.J. Sumption, DSC, RNVR) conducted exercises off Tobermory with HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) and HMS Lady Sharazad. (2)

13 Sep 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. A.J. Sumption, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) both conducted gunnery exercises off Tobermory. (2)

30 Sep 1944
HMS Torbay (Lt. C.P. Norman, DSO, RN) conducted attack exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN). (3)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6385 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/19354
  3. ADM 173/19039

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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